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Indigofera kirilowii

Common name Chinese indigo
Family fabaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z5-7)
Flowers pink-purple (summer)
Size 24-36"
Light sun

Suckering shrub from eastern Asia with lots of 4-5" long racemes of pea-like flowers. The compound leaves are pinnate, with 7-11 rounded leaflets (bright green, 4-6" long).

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '10 trade. Lightly sandpapered, baggy 70F (78%G, 5-7d)

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